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The Man in My Basement

(2004)
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Charles Blakey is a young black man whose life is slowly crumbling. His parents are dead, he can't find a job, he drinks too much, and his friends have begun to desert him. Worst of all, he's fallen behind on the mortgage payments for the beautiful home that's belonged to his family for generations. When a stranger offers him $50,000 in cash to rent out his basement for the summer, Charles needs the money too badly to say no. He knows that the stranger must want something more than a basement view. Sure enough, he has a very particular--and bizarre--set of requirements, and Charles tries to satisfy him without getting lured into the strangeness. But he sees an opportunity to understand secrets of the white world, and his summer with a man in his basement turns into a journey into inconceivable worlds of power and manipulation, and unimagined realms of humanity. Richly textured and compelling, THE MAN IN MY BASEMENT is a new literary pinnacle from an acknowledged American master.

Genre: Mystery

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March 2004 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Man in My Basement
Author(s): Walter Mosley
ISBN: 0-7862-6242-7 / 978-0-7862-6242-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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January 2004 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Man in My Basement: A Novel
Author(s): Walter Mosley
ISBN: 0-316-57082-6 / 978-0-316-57082-4 (USA edition)
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Paperback Editions

November 2005 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Man in My Basement (Five Star Paperback)
Author(s): Walter Mosley
ISBN: 1-85242-790-6 / 978-1-85242-790-0 (UK edition)
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February 2005 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Man In My Basement
Author(s): Walter Mosley
ISBN: 1-59413-075-2 / 978-1-59413-075-5 (USA edition)
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February 2005 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Man in My Basement: A Novel
Author(s): Walter Mosley
ISBN: 0-316-15931-X / 978-0-316-15931-9 (USA edition)
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April 2004 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Man in My Basement
Author(s): Walter Mosley
ISBN: 1-85242-850-3 / 978-1-85242-850-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Serpent's Tail
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Audio Editions

January 2004 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Man in My Basement
Author(s): Walter Mosley
Publisher: Hachette Audio
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January 2004 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Man in My Basement
Author(s): Walter Mosley
Publisher: Hachette Audio
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December 2003 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: The Man in My Basement
Author(s): Walter Mosley
ISBN: 1-58621-584-1 / 978-1-58621-584-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hachette Audio
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January 2004 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Man in My Basement
Author(s): Walter Mosley
ISBN: 1-58621-585-X / 978-1-58621-585-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
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Kindle Editions

November 2018 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Man In My Basement
Author(s): Walter Mosley
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
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January 2004 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Man in My Basement: A Novel (Mosley, Walter)
Author(s): Walter Mosley
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
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